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Jean Baptiste Chiasson (abt. 1692 - 1758)

Jean Baptiste Chiasson aka Giasson
Born about in Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 13 Feb 1714 in Beaubassin, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Husband of — married 28 May 1722 in St. Jean Baptiste de Port Royalmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 66 in St. Pierre du Nord, Ile St. Jean, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Jean Baptiste Chiasson was born about 1692. He was was the child of Gabriel Chiasson and Marie-France Savoie. He was age 8 on the 1700 census of Beaubassin.

He married first, Madeleine Boudrot, daughter of the late Michel Boudrot and Magdeleine Cormier 13 Feb 1714 at Beaubassin. Witnesses were Alexis Cormier, Joseph Hache and Michel Hache, who all signed.[1][2]


  • Marie Madeleine CHIASSON ca 1718-
  • Anne CHIASSON 1720-1776
  • Marguerite CHIASSON ca 1721-/1747

He married second, Marie Pitre, daughter of Claude Pitre and the late Marie Comeau 28 May 1722 at Port Royal.[3] [4]


  1. Pierre CHIASSON 1723-/1772
  2. Jean CHIASSON ca 1725-
  3. CHIASSON ca 1727-
  4. CHIASSON ca 1728-
  5. Marie Elisabeth CHIASSON ca 1729-1754
  6. CHIASSON ca 1731-
  7. Francoise CHIASSON 1733-

He passed away 12 Feb 1758, aged about 65 years and was buried the next day at St. Pierre du Nord, Ile St. Jean, Acadia.[5]


  1. Library and Archives Canada Fonds des Archives départementales de la Charente-Maritime [La Rochelle, France] : C-1207 Registres de Beaubassin - reel_c1207 MG 6 A 2 (Image 18)
  2. Acadian Church Records, vol. II - Milton P. and Norma Gaudet Rieder - Metairie, LA: Authors, 1976 - Covers year 1712-1748. p. 19
  3. Library and Archives Canada, Fonds de la paroisse catholique Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Port-Royal, N.-É.)-1870 C-1870 (image 180)
  4. An Acadian Parish Remembered The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755 Jean Baptiste Chiasson and Marie Pitre marriage RG 1 volume 26 page 329
  5. Acadians in Exile - Donald J. Hebert - Cecilia, LA: Hebert Publications, 1980 - p. 79 - Age 66 years (Ile St-Jean: St-Pierre du Nord, p. 114)
  • BIRTH-PARENTS-CENSUS-MARRIAGES-DEATH-BURIAL: Stephen A. White, DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES ACADIENNES; 1636-1714; Moncton, New Brunswick, Centre d'Etudes Acadiennes, 1999, 2 vols.; p. 351; #6


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I believe that this should read Jean Baptiste Chiasson. This is a match with Chiasson-1. The parents are Gabriel Chiasson and Marie Savoie.
posted by Joseph Savoie

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